f Michael Fabiano’s debut as Lensky in Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin at the Royal Opera, The Sunday Times in London wrote: “I can’t think of a Lensky at Covent Garden who has held the audience so spellbound in 40 years of Onegin-going… a glorious debut.” The recipient of the 2014 Beverly Sills Artist Award and the 2014 Richard Tucker Award, Mr. Fabiano is the first singer to win both awards in the same year, and is considered one of the greatest tenors in the world today.
Mr. Fabiano made his role debut as Cavaradossi in Tosca at the Opéra National de Paris, a role he performed again at the Teatro Real, and the San Francisco Opera, where he opened their season. This summer he returned to the Festival Napa Valley for a concert conducted by James Conlon. In addition to Cavaradossi, his performances during the 2021/22 season include Rodolfo in La Bohème at the Teatro Real, and Don José in Carmen at Le Théâtre Royal de la Monnaie, with the Orchestre Philharmonique du Luxembourg, and at Washington National Opera, as well as Lensky in Eugene Onegin at the Teatro San Carlo di Napoli, and the title role in Les Contes d’Hoffmann at ABAO-OLBE Bilbao Opera.
In the summer of 2019 he performed in recital in Turku, Finland, and performed in a concert with orchestra for the Theatro Municipal do Rio de Janeiro.
Mr. Fabiano began the 2019/20 season portraying Des Grieux in Massenet’s Manon at the Metropolitan Opera, and starring in a season-opening gala for Michigan Opera Theatre entitled An Evening with Michael Fabiano. He assumed the title roles as Don Carlo and Hoffmann, in a new production of Les Contes d’Hoffmann, both at the Opéra National de Paris, and performed Alfredo in La Traviata, and Riccardo in Un Ballo in Maschera at the Teatro Real, and Ruggero in La Rondine at the Teatro di San Carlo di Napoli.